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Ransomware on the rise while Apple's influence declines

September 8th, 2015

Episode 675 of 1853 episodes

Smart phone users are facing a new online threat called ransomware. It's a new form of malware that entices users to download content, such as a porn app, and then locks the user out of their device, forcing them to pay $500 in order to get their phone or computer unlocked.

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